National Youth Soccer Month celebrates its 20th year of educating the public in 2022. Learn all about the joys, rewards and benefits of playing youth soccer with a variety of resources to help you get involved.
Join us in September, and all year, as we reach out to soccer enthusiasts throughout the United States with messages about youth soccer and the many advantages of the sport.
Get engaged and choose your unique way to celebrate soccer in September. Spread the message about your positive experiences and have fun celebrating the game you love. On this website you can find ideas and materials to use for your celebration and increase public awareness of the many benefits of playing youth soccer. Click on the different weeks below to celebrate National Youth Soccer Month!
Week One - FUN
Week Two - FAMILY
Week Three - FRIENDSHIP
Week Four - FITNESS
Goals of Youth Soccer Month
- Raise awareness of Youth Soccer and the benefits of playing the game we love.
- Emphasize soccer as the number one youth participation sport in America and a leading contributor to the healthy lifestyle of millions of American families.
- Bring kids and families of all ages and all abilities together for fun, friendship and fitness.
- Highlight the various programs available to children interested in playing soccer, including inner-city, disabled, recreational and elite youth soccer.
Anyone can spread the message about his or her positive experience with youth soccer. This website is designed to help you get involved and celebrate Youth Soccer in your own unique way. Share your celebration on our social media channels, upload funny videos, enter to win great prizes, but make sure to get involved and celebrate youth soccer in September!
The mission of Make Your Own Ball Day is to use a ball to help kids create, connect, give, appreciate, and play. MYOBD promotes and supports the passions of kids for sport and uses soccer as a platform for change.
The 2022 edition is now LIVE!
Winners will be selected and contacted at the end of each week.
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Must be 13+ years old to enter. US Youth Soccer will be selecting winners at random, from individuals that interact via social media post (“liking,” “retweeting,” “sharing” or “commenting”) on US Youth Soccer social media channels.